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Hotel L'Empire Menu for the Hotel de L'Empire Restaurant. MP Marcel Picardo.Paris, France.894
Hotel L'Empire Menu for the Hotel de L'Empire Restaurant. MP Marcel Picardo.Paris, France.894


 
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Price: $115.00

Product Code: 29018674

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A single fold menu for Hotel de L'Empire located in Paris, France. The menu is most likely for their hotel restaurant and is dated June 12, 1902. That night dinners had a choice been Turbot (fish) in a cream sauce or chicken. The hotel was located at No. 7 Rue Daunou and is no longer in existence (though there is a hotel by the same name currently in Paris). The menu also has an advertisement for Redfern, a store in Paris that sold Furs, Robes, Dresses, Manteaux (coats), Lingerie and Trousseaux. Refern was a British tailoring firm founded in 1855 by John Redfern that had several stores across Europe. Its Paris extension was operated as a couture establishment which developed into a leading European Couture house, while its other branches were mostly tailors and/or importers. The Paris branch closed in 1940. The menu, as well as advertisement, have gilded decorative elements with the Refern advertisement  featuring a high society lady dressed in a fashionable attire, and the menu depicting a hunting scene with a dog, rifle, and dead hare. Measures 9" x 8 1/4".